Festus Eriye

APC: From consensus to electoral calamity
2022/06/07 06:33:06

All over the world, political parties go into conventions preceding general elections with two clear objectives: to elect the most popular candidate and to emerge with a united front. Nigeria’s...

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APC’s 2023 Options: Facts and Fallacies
2022/05/31 05:12:47

Politicians are risk takers. Last weekend the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took two calculated risks – betting the entire shop on a candidate whose quest for the presidency has been...

APC Chairman Adamu

2023 presidency and the error factor
2022/05/24 21:31:13

This week, Nigeria’s two largest political parties – the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – would elect or select their presidential flagbearers for...

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Kamikaze aspirants and decaying institutions
2022/05/10 04:53:26

In a long banking career which has seen him reach the exalted position of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has achieved many things I’m sure he’s proud...

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2023: Before APC, PDP bury zoning
2022/05/03 06:32:24

Every Nigerian election cycle is presented as make or mar, but the current one may be more so than most, because its emerging dynamics could alter the shape of politics...

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2023: The curious case of Goodluck Jonathan
2022/04/26 20:14:24

The imagination of the Nigerian politician is unbelievably fertile. Only he could have come up with a scheme in 2022 to make former president Goodluck Jonathan consensus presidential candidate of...


The Kaduna questions
2022/04/05 21:35:49

For a famously mild-mannered preacher, last Sunday’s pre-sermon remarks of the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, couldn’t have had a more hard-hitting...

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2023 Presidency: Early predictions and scenarios
2022/03/29 05:33:58

Political parties go into conventions with clear objectives: to produce sellable candidates and project a united front going into elections. This is especially crucial for the opposition hoping to supplant...


When Bianca slapped Ebelechukwu
2022/03/22 06:23:12

It was the slap heard around the world. When former Nigerian ambassador to Spain and wife of the late Biafran leader, Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, smacked former Anambra State First Lady,...

Anambra: 110 mentally challenged rehabilitated in 5 years - Obiano

Wike versus Obaseki: Battle of the bruisers
2022/03/15 07:41:55

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is a past master at the art of the political insult. He has no use for the elegant putdown; his words are often bruising, brutal,...

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